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Johnnie Kean

JOHNNIE KEAN 1941-2021 On Wednesday 17 February 2021 in the early hours of the morning, Johnnie Kean died at home with Kay and the family at his bedside - only a few days after his 80th birthday. Educated at Carrick Academy, in his young days Johnnie’s passions for sports cars and canoeing broadened to embrace a ... More

Treasure Chest Award for Whitletts Vics

Vic in the Community doing a fantastic job Throughout the current difficult situation, Whittlets Vics, as well as organising various physical activities in North Ayr, have been supporting vulnerable families, having delivered over 10,000 meals so far. These meals go out at least weekly and the photos show some of the ... More

Burns Supper Invitation 2021


Poppy Appeal 2020

  The PoppyScotland Appeal for Ayr is run through Ayr Rotary. As we are unable to collect and sell poppies in the normal way, we are inviting peole to make on online doination. Simply click the button to be taken to the official donating page.Thanks for your support. More

Do you shop at Amazon?

Many of our members are shopping online at Amazon. But did you know that Amazon will make a donation to your nominated charity from every purchase you make? It's so simple, the Amazon Smile site is exaclty the same as the main Amazon site. Make sure you always use https://smile.amazon.co.uk , make Rotary Club of Ayr ... More

The Great Big Zoom Quiz 6 Oct 2020

This is no ordinary quiz... this is Ayr Rotary's Great Big Zoom Quiz. Starting at 7pm on Tuesday 6 October 2020. Look out for an email from John Dunlop, who will send a link to allow members to enter the Zoom meeting. There will be slides shown on screen for you to identify. There are  various categories including ... More

5K Challenge

Huff, puff, splash!  This is what half of the membership of Ayr Rotary gets up to on Friday mornings or thereabouts.  Lockdown due to Covid 19 has caused all of the Club’s fundraising activities to be cancelled but the need in the community is even greater than before. One of the members suggested that every Friday ... More

Aquabox – Beirut response

Aquabox and Beirut Aquabox are aware of the devastation caused by the recent massive explosion in the dockland area of Beirut. Aquabox is working hard with both groups on the ground and international agencies to establish if access to safe drinking water is an issue. Currently this is uncertain. Once this is establish... More

First ever “e-meeting” for Ayr Rotary

On 14 April 2020, The Rotary Club of Ayr held an “e-meeting”, an online get-together using Zoom software. It was set up by John Dunlop, with President Ieuan in the virtual chair, John giving a presentation and Alex Thomson the vote of thanks. A staggering 28 members joined the meetings, with John outlining the plan ... More

Newton Primary Christmas Show

Report by Neil Beattie On Thursday morning, 19th December John, Marjorie, Milly and I were privileged to be invited, representing the Club, to the Newton Primary School Christmas Show in Newton Wallacetown Church Hall.  The hall was full of parents, grandparents, young siblings, us and even the occasional councillor.  ... More